There are many reasons to have a homemade holiday this year. For one, it can help you cut down on the otherwise high cost of the holidays. Secondly, gifts from the heart (like things you made) are a lot more touching and memorable than hastily bought store gifts. Lastly, a homemade holiday can help you get back to the roots of the holiday season…after all, the holidays aren’t about material items or “getting stuff”…right?
This year Freebie Finding Mom is helping people everywhere have a frugal, fun, heartfelt, and homemade holiday with 12 DIY gifts in a jar available on FreebieFindingMom.com. These Mason jar recipes and DIY gifts in a jar are easy to assemble…even for the most craft challenged individual. Freebie Finding Mom has DIY gifts in a jar perfect for anyone including non-edible and edible Mason jar recipes.
This DIY gift in a jar Mason jar recipe for caramel apples is a great deviation from the standard Christmas cookies. Present this to a teacher, coworker, friend, or family member and watch his or her face light up.
1.) Pour the mini M&M’s into the Mason jar. NOTE: If you want this Mason jar recipe to be more “seasonal” look for red and green M&M’s.
2.) Add the wrapped caramels on top of the M&Ms.
3.) Slide the Wilton candy stick into the jar and seal the Mason jar.
4.) Print the gift tag here and use the hole punch to make a hole in it.
5.) Place the apple on top of the Mason jar and secure the apple and gift tag to the Mason jar with twine.
This Mason jar recipe for caramel apples can be put together in a matter of minutes; however, whoever receives this cute gift is sure to remember it for years to come. DIY gifts in a jar (or not) have a certain magic like that. Happy holidays!
For more DIY gifts in a jar follow Freebie Finding Mom’s Mason Jar Recipes and Crafts Pinterest board and check out 25 other holiday DIY gifts in a jar and 25 Mason Jar Cookie Recipes.